Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: green buildings

NRCan launches call for proposals to deliver Codes Acceleration Fund

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The buildings sector is the third-largest source of emissions in Canada, which is why the  Canada Green Buildings Strategy will be critical to achieving...

Conceptualizing the circular economy in the built environment

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Motivated by immediate environmental priorities such as climate change and marine plastic debris, the concept of Circular Economy (Circularity or CE) is often interpreted...

Vancouver Convention Centre recertified for LEED Platinum status

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The West Building of the Vancouver Convention Centre has been recertified as LEED Platinum for Building Operations and Maintenance – maintaining its double LEED Platinum...

Spotlight on Vaughan: Sustainable development practices in city-building

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Environment Journal is inviting municipal managers from coast to coast to coast to tell us their stories, share their environmental plans, confide their waste...

Investments for energy-efficient buildings in B.C.

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New projects featuring made-in-B.C. solutions are setting the foundation to help British Columbians save on energy bills with more energy-efficient building options and technologies...

Feds launch first call for proposals for net-zero homes and communities...

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With 18 per cent of harmful greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions coming from Canadian buildings, increasing residential energy efficiency is an important part of the...

Green infrastructure improvements on the horizon for the Inuvik region

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The Government of Canada is providing more than $12.5 million in funding for two green infrastructure projects in the Town of Inuvik and the...

Report indicates $1.5B invested in Canadian sustainable property tech

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Sustainable PropTech, a collaborative think tank of industry leaders in real estate and technology, has released a comprehensive report on sustainable property technology, as...

Canadian perspective on LEEDing green building standards

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The project lists of the commercial, institutional, and residential building sector contains more high profile environmental innovations than almost any other industry sector in...

Canadian credit unions implementing sustainable finance practices

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The majority of Canadian consumers (69 per cent) expect companies to partake in solving sustainability issues and 61 per cent of Canadian consumers will...